Industry Events


September 9-11, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois

The only North American conference targeting plastics caps and closures makers provides a hotbed of discussion on many of the top innovations, process and product technologies, materials, trends and consumer insights that influence both packaging and caps and closures development. Featuring a major exhibit area and large receptions designed for caps and closures companies to share ideas, the Plastics Caps & Closures conference includes a mix of processors, brand owners and suppliers speaking in an intensive environment targeting industry growth and future trends.

October 1-3, 2019 | Cleveland, Ohio

The 2019 Die Casting Congress & Tabletop will be held October 1-3, 2019, at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. This event will include three days of Congress sessions. The Congress session schedule for 2019 is adjusted to create more time for those attending sessions to also attend the show exhibits.

October 2-4, 2019 | Indianapolis, Indiana

The industry’s only Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference for processors was created to help plastics companies improve their operations and tactics in order to impact bottom-line profits. With over 600 plastics professionals expected to meet in Indianapolis, the Conference staff has created a schedule packed with best practices, leading-edge benchmarks, expert presentations and the best networking opportunities in the industry.


October 16-23, 2019 | Dusseldorf, Germany

At K 2019 – The No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber – global market leaders to young spin-offs will present their impressive capabilities. High-calibre trade visitors from over 100 countries make use of K as the ideal business platform for information and investment. Experience the world’s premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry.


October 23-24, 2019 | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis is where serious professionals find the technologies, education, and connections needed to thrive in the medtech community. Access an unmatched supplier showcase offering solutions in contract manufacturing, manufacturing equipment, automation, materials, and beyond.


November 20-21, 2019 | Queretaro, Mexico

Gardner Business Media and AMMMT (Mexican Association of Manufacture of Molds and Dies) have joined forces to launch Mexico’s first edition of an event called Meximold. Meximold is an ideal platform for Mexican Injection Molding Plastics Processors looking for a focused live event to source equipment and tooling suppliers, and for machine shops to either convert or excel in tooling production.



February 11-13, 2020 | Anaheim, CA

PLASTEC West is North America’s biggest annual plastics trade show, bringing together suppliers and solutions from across the entire concept-to-market product cycle. It’s a must every year to keep up with the trends and technologies shaping tomorrow.